The Clydebank Blitz

by Evelyn McKechnie At 11.15 BST on 3rd September 1939, the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain, announced that the British deadline for the withdrawal of German troops from Poland had expired. Britain and France were now at war with Germany. Objectives of German Bombing Within four weeks of war being declared, Germany had planes flying overheadContinue reading “The Clydebank Blitz”

The Animals’ War, 1914 – 1918

‘They had no choice’ by Evelyn McKechnie The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated –  Mohandas Gandhi Peronne, a lovely town on the Somme in France, with ancient ramparts and lagoon, played host to an excellent exhibition on animals in the Great War aContinue reading “The Animals’ War, 1914 – 1918”